Issued on behalf of Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV
20 April 2011
Adrian Hennah appointed Non-Executive Director of Reed Elsevier
Further to the announcement dated 17 February 2011, Reed Elsevier announces that Mr Adrian Hennah’s
appointment as a member of the Supervisory Board of Reed Elsevier NV and as a non-executive director of Reed
Elsevier PLC was approved by shareholders at the respective Annual General Meetings held on 19 and 20
April 2011. Mr Hennah has also been appointed a non-executive director of Reed Elsevier Group plc, effective 20
Mr Hennah is a director of Smith & Nephew plc, and was a director of Invensys plc until June 2006.
There are no details to disclose under paragraphs 9.6.13(2) to (6) of the Listing Rules.
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